September 26, 2016

Bifidobacteria, pathogens in oysters, root exudate cocktails.

Human mouth microbiome

Novel strategy to detect and locate periodontal pathogens: The PNA-FISH technique – Luzia Mendes – Microbiological Research

Human gut microbiome

Bifidobacteria—Insight into clinical outcomes and mechanisms of its probiotic action – Amrita Sarkar – Microbiological Research

Animal experiments

Response of germ-free mice to colonization with O. formigenes and altered Schaedler flora – Xingsheng Li – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Animal microbiome

The contribution of marine aggregate-associated bacteria to the accumulation of pathogenic bacteria in oysters: an agent-based model – Andrew M. Kramer – Ecology and Evolution

The Relative Abundance and Transcriptional Activity of Marine Sponge-Associated Microorganisms Emphasizing Groups Involved in Sulfur Cycle – Sigmund Jensen – Microbial Ecology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Root exudate cocktails: the link between plant diversity and soil microorganisms? – Katja Steinauer – Ecology and Evolution

Wastewater and pollution microbiology
Bacterial community analysis of an industrial wastewater treatment plant in Colombia with screening for lipid-degrading microorganisms – Lina Marcela Silva-Bedoya – Microbiological Research

Functional characterization and unique diversity of genes and microorganisms involved in arsenite oxidation from the tailings of a realgar mine – Xian-Chun Zeng – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

More microbes

Forum: Bacteria Are Smartphones and Mobile Genes Are Apps – J. Peter W. Young – Trends in Microbiology

Microbes in the news

How the Air Force Will Attack Its Tiniest Enemy: Plane-Corroding Bacteria – Eric Tegler – Popular Mechanics

Tiny Bacteria Are Eating America’s Fighter Jets – David Tracy – Foxtrotalpha

Body fat link to bacteria in faeces – BBC

Prof Emphasizes Importance of Microbiomes in Regulating Human Health – Shruti Juneha – The Cornell Daily Sun

Does this 25 year-old hold the key to winning the war against superbugs? – Nicola Smith –

Kissing chickens is bad for your health, CDC warns – Karin Brulliard – Washington Post


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